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Greater Columbus Metro AreaColumbus, OH 43215
Comfort Companion Volunteer


Job Title: Comfort Companion

Purpose: Comfort companions are friendly visitors to patients who reside either at home or in a facility. Comfort companions spend time with hospice patients, engaging them in conversation, reading, watching TV, and generally serving as a friendly and calming presence. Comfort companions fill an important need for lonely patients or for caregivers who need a short respite.

Location: Various locations in the Columbus, OH metro area

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides company and conversation to hospice patients
  • Is a trusted presence that puts caregivers and patients at ease
  • May perform small household tasks as requested

Time Commitment: Minimum of one day per month for at least 6 months.

Qualifications: Kind, empathetic, respectful, punctual, and safety conscious

Support: Training for this position will be provided.

Age Requirement: None

Dress Code: Casual

Volunteers are an integral part of our team and the service they provide helps us to continue to fulfill our mission. Thank you for answering the call to serve.


  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of one visit per month for six months
  • Health and safety screenings including TB test and Flu Shot

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